Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/03/13

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Subject: [Leica] Friday Flowers SonC
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 16:23:38 -0700
References: <> <6D8CDD9107474585BC0F1F4CFBD3BF41@jimnichols>

>> I slept really well last night, and when it was time to get up, I  
>> looked out
>> the window and it was still dark and rainy.   Tempted to call in to  
>> the
>> office and mumble some lame excuse so I could climb back in the  
>> still-warm
>> covers; Alas, I remembered that I had not shot your Friday Flowers,  
>> so I
>> dressed for work.
>> I went in and checked email, whereupon Buddy the Cat jumped in my  
>> lap for a
>> pet-fest.  You can't imagine how rare that is.  He usually  
>> considers that I
>> am only good for opening cat food and doors.  He usually gives his
>> opportunities to Kathy, but she's out of town, so, I guess it was  
>> any port
>> in a storm.  It was hard to leave my comfortable chair with a warm,  
>> loving
>> cat purring in my lap.
>> I remembered that I had some azaleas still in the camera from last  
>> week that
>> I did not use, and thought, "They would never know."
>> As I left the house I looked across at Adreen's garden, and felt  
>> guilty, so
>> I walked over. Her flowers were mostly hanging low from the heavy  
>> rains.
>> I drove to work and pulled into the parking lot.  The little dell  
>> below our
>> building was awash in white blooms, as the several dogwood trees  
>> had popped
>> last night.   I took the camera over and made this exposure:
>> So that's the story behind how you got fresh flowers this morning  
>> despite my
>> wish to remain under the warm covers.

exquisite Sonny,


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Message from jhnichols at (Jim Nichols) ([Leica] Friday Flowers SonC)